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Tvsat 1


Designation 18570 / 87095A
Launch date 21 Nov 1987
Country of origin Germany
Mission Direct TV
Geostationary orbit was expected in slot 19.2°W
Launch vehicle Ariane V20

Not functional because a solar panel remains in front of the antennas. In fact 2 bolts had been forgotten that screw the antenna tight for transportation before launch!

End of life

Out of service February 1988

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